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Gynae Nurses - COVID-19 in Watford General Hospital

Job Title and Grade: Band 5 Registered... Location/Trust: West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS... Wards Covered: GYNAE DAY Surgery  Pay Rates: Day: £16.34 Night/Saturday: £20.60 Sunday&Bank Holidays: £24... BAND 5 Or 6 depending on...  

Job description

Job Title and Grade: Band 5 Registered Nurse

Location/Trust: West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Wards Covered: GYNAE DAY Surgery 

Pay Rates: Day: £16.34 Night/Saturday: £20.60 Sunday&Bank Holidays: £24.86

BAND 5 Or 6 depending on experince


Working in partnership with West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. NHS Professionals provides a service that combines intimate understanding of the Trust’s temporary and flexible workforce requirements with the reliability, quality and value for money that only a managed service can offer.

NHS Professionals (NHSP) is the leading provider of managed flexible worker services to the NHS. More than 100,000 general and specialist nurses, doctors, midwives, administrative and other healthcare professionals have registered to work flexibly through the bank.


The Role/Skills/Responsibilities


Looking for flexible work? We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motived Band 5 Registered Nurse to join the NHSP Bank, for West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust


  • Experience of research-based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude
  • and knowledge and develop these by
  • using evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and
  • Clinical legislation
  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user’s needs, without close supervision.
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Approachable.
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically
  • motivated to do a good job and to motivate others.
  • Forms very effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics; promotes equality and diversity.
  • Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
  • Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 24hrs, 7days a week and across all clinical areas within the Trust as required
  • Ability to fulfil all the requirements of the role (including physical)

For a more in depth explanation of the responsibilities of the role please refer to the attached job description.


To apply for this post, the you will have the following:

  • Minimum of 6 months RN UK (Private or NHS) hospital/Prison experience within the last 2 years or Completion of a Return to Practice within the last 2 years. Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of the use of evidence-based care.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to maintain a high standard of record keeping
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Undertake regular mandatory training


In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits


  • Competitive weekly pay– work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of available shifts– bank members get priority over agencies
  • Paid annual leave– build on your holiday allowance every shift you work
  • Statutory maternity/paternity pay(subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Free training and development opportunities– including Continuous Professional Development
  • Access to NHSP Stakeholder Pension Plan
  • A local team to provide help, support and advice whenever you need it
  • 24/7 telephone access to a Service Centre


Please describe the skills required for this placement and include a job description if possible.  Essential skills or experience requirements to be listed as must have.


Please add as much information as you are able, this will help us to find a worker suitable for your needs.


To receive referrals from various sources and provide advice and book appointments using guidelines as appropriate –

 Assess individual care needs, develop, implement and evaluate plans of care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team whilst adhering to local and national policies and guidelines using advanced investigative and analytical skills. –

Triaging patients on arrival to the unit, recognising emergencies and taking appropriate action to manage patients whilst leading others to do the same. –

Undertake preoperative assessment of women undergoing surgical management of missed miscarriage, including consent taking. –

Responsibility for the correct administration of prescribed medication and dispensing of certain medications through the use of Patient Group Directives.

- Ensure prompt review of all diagnostic tests undertaken in the unit, with appropriate ongoing care plans being relayed to the patient in a timely manner –

Maintain accurate, contemporaneous documentation in line with local and national guidance, adhering to professional responsibilities regarding confidentiality and data pr


Phlebotomy and cannulation skills are essential





Extra information

Watford General Hospital
Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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